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As thousands of people streamed into the nation’s capital for the March for Our Lives, several United Methodist churches in and around Washington opened their doors to offer youth groups and their leaders a place to eat and sleep as they prepared for the rally.
By Erik Alsgaard
Hundreds of thousands of people around the world marched in solidarity with a group of high school students who are saying “enough is enough” when it comes to gun violence, especially in schools.
United Methodists joined in the March for Our Lives here and in many of...
The ministry of hospitality is a critical element of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. You might be surprised where that hospitality begins.
As members of a Southern Maryland community reeled in the wake of a shooting in one of their own schools, United Methodist leaders responded with open churches, prayer services and words of comfort.
What we celebrate, we become.
By Erik Alsgaard UMConnection Staff
We are One: Beneath the Cross,” will be the theme that guides the more than 1,200 members of the Baltimore-Washington Conference when they gather for their
annual session Wednesday, May 30, through Friday, June 1, at the Marriott Waterfront...
Another year, another record.
For the second year in a row, United Methodists throughout the Baltimore-Washington Conference showed their generosity and stewardship by contributing a record percentage of apportionment payments. According to Paul Eichelberger, BWC’s treasurer, churches...
Bishop LaTrelle Easterling's words to the nearly 5,000 youth at ROCK 2018 ring true for all of us: God has a plan for your life.
Thousands of volunteers came to Glen Mar UMC Jan. 15 for a Day of Service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
Normally, a reporter such as myself is required to be objective, impartial, as unbiased as possible and simply report the facts of the story.